Beaux Arts Village, Washington
Beaux Arts Village, Washington
Location of Beaux Arts Village in King County and Washington State
|• Total||0.08 sq mi (0.21 km2)|
|• Land||0.08 sq mi (0.21 km2)|
|• Water||0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)|
|Elevation||131 ft (40 m)|
| • Estimate |
|• Density||3,927.71/sq mi (1,524.25/km2)|
|Time zone||UTC−08:00 (Pacific (PST))|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC−07:00 (PDT)|
|GNIS feature ID||1511996|
Beaux Arts is a town located in the Eastside region of King County, Washington, United States. It is the smallest municipality in the county, with a population of 299 as of the 2010 census and a land area of 0.1 sq mi. There is no town hall, with official city business meetings taking place in private homes.
The town, a suburb of Seattle and Bellevue, is one of the most affluent areas in the metropolitan area. Based on per capita income, Beaux Arts Village ranks 7th of 522 areas in the state of Washington to be ranked.
Beaux Arts Village was founded in 1908 as an artists' colony and named after the Western Academy of Beaux Arts to which its founders belonged. At the time, one could purchase membership in the Academy for $200. Today, membership in the Academy comes with home ownership.
Beaux Arts Village was incorporated in 1954.
Beaux Arts Village is located at  on the eastern shore of Lake Washington north of Interstate 90.(47.585821, -122.201855),
|U.S. Decennial Census|
As of the census of 2010, there were 299 people, 113 households, and 88 families living in the town. The population density was 3,322.2 inhabitants per square mile (1,282.7/km2). There were 118 housing units at an average density of 1,311.1 per square mile (506.2/km2). The racial makeup of the town was 95.3% White, 4.0% Asian, and 0.7% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.0% of the population.
There were 113 households of which 38.9% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 70.8% were married couples living together, 3.5% had a female householder with no husband present, 3.5% had a male householder with no wife present, and 22.1% were non-families. 20.4% of all households were made up of individuals and 14.1% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.65 and the average family size was 3.07.
The median age in the town was 44.9 years. 29.8% of residents were under the age of 18; 2.6% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 17.7% were from 25 to 44; 29.1% were from 45 to 64; and 20.7% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the town was 51.2% male and 48.8% female.
As of the census of 2000, there were 307 people, 117 households, and 94 families living in the town. The population density was 3,281.9 people per square mile (1,317.0/km²). There were 124 housing units at an average density of 1,325.6 per square mile (532.0/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 97.07% White, 0.33% Native American, 1.95% Asian, 0.33% Pacific Islander, and 0.33% from two or more races.
There were 117 households out of which 33.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 70.2% were married couples living together, 5.0% had a female householder with no husband present, and 22.3% were non-families. 16.5% of all households were made up of individuals and 11.6% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.54 and the average family size was 2.85.
In the town, the population was spread out with 22.1% under the age of 18, 4.9% from 18 to 24, 17.9% from 25 to 44, 35.5% from 45 to 64, and 19.5% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 49 years. For every 100 females, there were 99.4 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 92.7 males.
The median income for a household in the town was $96,916, and the median income for a family was $110,038. Males had a median income of $81,760 versus $41,250 for females. The per capita income for the town was $56,496. About 4.0% of families and 4.2% of the population were below the poverty line, including 4.6% of those under the age of 18 and 2.9% of those 65 or over.
Government and politics
Beaux Arts Village currently contracts with the King County Sheriff's Office for law enforcement services. For fire services, Beaux Arts Village contracts out to the Bellevue Fire Department. Deaths are handled through the King County Medical Examiner's Office.
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The centerpiece of Beaux Arts Village is Beaux Arts Village beach, a private beach only accessible to residents and their guests.
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